Ocean, July, 2005Additional title: Ocean (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesCunningham, Merce (Choreographer)Culver, Andrew, 1953- (Composer)Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)Cage, John (Conceptor)Andrieux, Cédric (Dancer)Bokaer, Jonah (Dancer)Boudreau, Lisa (Dancer)Cunningham, Julie Dawn (Dancer)Farmer, Holley (Dancer)Goggans, Jennifer (Dancer)Mitchell, Rashaun (Dancer)Mizuta, Koji (Dancer)Munnerlyn, Marcie (Dancer)Roberts, Daniel Aguzzoli (Dancer)Squire, Daniel S. (Dancer)Steele, Jeannie K. (Dancer)Swinston, Robert (Dancer)Weber, Andrea Michelle, 1975- (Dancer)Skinner, Marsha (Designer)Gallo, Suzanne (Costume designer)Copp, Aaron (Lighting designer)Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Merce Cunningham Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 2005
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3131Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2113 (former)
NotesStatement of responsibility: [presented by] Merce Cunningham Dance Company ; choreography by Merce Cunningham ; music by Andrew Culver and David Tudor after a conception of John Cage.The recording is incomplete.Filmed in wide shot. The picture is dark.Creation/production credits: Decor by Marsha Skinner. Costumes by Suzanne Gallo. Lighting by Aaron Copp.Performers: Performed by members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Cedric Andrieux, Jonah Bokaer, Lisa Boudreau, Julie Cunningham, Holley Farmer, Jennifer Goggans, Rashaun Mitchell, Koji Mizuta, Marcie Munnerlyn, Daniel Roberts, Daniel Squire, Jeannie Steele, Robert Swinston, Andrea Weber.Venue: Recorded in performance at Lincoln Center, New York City, in July, 2005.Biographical/historical: Ocean was originally conceived by Merce Cunningham and John Cage, based on the writings of James Joyce. It was completed after Cage's death with music by Andrew Culver and David Tudor, based on Cage's ideas. It premiered at the Cirque Royal, Belgium, May 18, 1994.Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Physical DescriptionElectronic resource1 streaming video file (60 min.)Sd., col.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16547363Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1f860330-3141-0132-f462-3c075448cc4b
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